CHINA China faces growing pressure from domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases: official

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China faces growing pressure from domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases: official

Xinhua

22:20, April 18, 2020

BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) - The Chinese mainland faces growing pressure from domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases as it reported 10 new such confirmed cases on Friday, the fourth consecutive day of double-digit growth, a health official said Saturday.

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People buy vegetable at a supermarket in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, April 17, 2020. (Photo:Xinhua)

Resolute measures should be put in place for early diagnosis, early quarantine and early treatment, said Mi Feng, spokesperson for the National Health Commission, at a press conference.

Cluster infections should be handled in a timely manner to prevent the disease from spreading further, Mi added.

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